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Feast of St. Francis Regis Clet: February 18

Tomorrow is the feast day of one of our Vincentian Saints, Saint Francis Regis Clet, C.M. He was canonized by Pope Saint John Paul II in 2000. Fr. Robert Maloney, C.M., writes: His friends described him as filled with tenderness and compassion. He lived a long, full life. Can you imagine: he was right there […]

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Christmas Greeting from Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, CM, Superior General

We invite you to watch the Christmas greeting of Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, C.M., Superior General, and the Assistants General of the Congregation of the Mission. “The Incarnation happens every day, every hour… and it is happening here and now, every time a new human being is conceived. Jesus is present in every human being”…

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Nigerian Perspective on the Ongoing Formation Program

September 9 – November 4, 2016 I am Fr. Ambrose Esigbemi Umetietie, CM from the province of Nigeria. After my ordination in August 2013, I was sent to Chad International Mission. However, I had to spend about five months in Cameroon to learn French before resuming my apostolate. It was during the then Superior General’s visit (Fr. […]

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What is Vincentian Collaboration?

This informative and challenging video was presented at the 2016 General Assembly of the Congregation of the Mission. What is Vincentian Collaboration? Narrator: Vincentian Collaboration is nothing new. Its roots go back to Vincent, Louise and our founders. Rev. Pat Griffin, CM: If we define our Vincentian charism as a following of Christ through caring […]

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Françoise Marguérite De Silly: Herstory continues

Vincentian Herstory is the history of the women who responded to the promptings of the Spirit that we now call the Vincentian charism. Recounting the history of the foundation of the Congregation of the Mission, Australian Tim Williams, C.M., wrote It was not long after this, that Vincent persuaded Pierre de Berulle to allow him […]

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Superior General’s Homily: Closing Mass of AG2016CM

Although specifically directed to the members of the General Assembly, Fr. Mavrič’s homily has thoughts for the whole Vincentian Family. The video of the homily in its original Spanish follows the text. After a long and intensive preparatory road leading us to the 42 General Assembly of the Congregation of the Mission on a personal, […]

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New Curia of the Congregation of the Mission

Day 12 of the General Assembly of the Congregation of the Mission marked the final elections of the Assistants General and the presentation of these new members of the Congregation’s general council or “curia.” For those who may not be familiar, the curia of the Congregation of the Mission is a group of elected advisers […]

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Interview with Fr. Tomaž Mavrič, CM, held in 2013

In the magazine Vincentiana, No. 4 of 2013, appeared an interview with Fr. Tomaz Mavric, CM, then Visitor of the Vice-Province of Saints Cyril and Methodius, who has been elected Superior General of the Congregation of the Mission last week. For those who are interested, we have reproduced it below: Editor’s note: (John Maher, C.M. […]

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